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[Xen-devel] [PATCH][XM-TEST] Fix bugzilla # 674 by changing the xm-test Console.py to wait for the command prompt.

On Fri, 2006-06-16 at 19:49 +0100, Harry Butterworth wrote: 
> Lots of xm-test tests are failing with console timeouts on some machines
> at the moment.  I reproduced the problem and found it was due to some
> probing activity in the boot process of the -xen kernel.  The behaviour
> of the current xm-test code is to assume that the boot process has
> finished after performing three one-second waits for input---when the
> probing activity introduces more than three one-second delays the test
> suite breaks.
> The patch below changes the test suite to wait for the command prompt
> before attempting to submit a command.  The timeout is increased from 3
> seconds to 3 minutes but the wait exits early when the prompt is found
> so the test suite doesn't take any longer to run.

This patch has now had adequate testing and David Barrera has shown that
it fixes a substantial chunk of the current breakage in xm-test.

Signed-off-by Harry Butterworth <butterwo@xxxxxxxxxx>

Please apply.

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